152 hor*e, 50 ghats of kaijltam and 120 ghats of elephants, and 300,000 kaijiiam foot both old and titnv, 500,000 amaranaydkain foot, the war with the Mussal- nians is not a serious matter." tfoiut- oi the councillors, said : i; We will win victory by our courage and the grace of Laksmi as well as the help of Pi'uvideucc. It is said :— 4* Where v» r e'^ncX' is, theiv -VrMls Lak>rni; wherever i> Laksini, there irf llari : wherever Hurl is iheu- 5.- *lfair?H'i ; and wherever is dharma* thrie is victory ". ki tiu courage is the most impoitaut of all. Your Majesty is a man of courage, and every eaterprise which Your Majesty undertakes is bouud to be successful. The elephants, horses, and foot-soldiers are not the cause (of victory). It is only with the help of God that one can rule the kingdoms and the islands (in the sea*). Formerly the Six Emperors ruled the Seven Islands remaining in their respective places by means of the discus of their command ajnacakra). (Similarly) the Sixteen Kings ruled the earth later. In the same manner, Your Majesty gets the assistance of God Venkatesvara/? The Raya having heard this, said to Appaji and other ministers ; " Make arrangements so as to ensure the success of our future enterprise/7 Then he inquired whether the spies brought letters and (other) documents. Rayai&£akamt pp. 51-54. 129 (A). THE SUMMONING OF THE AMARA-NAYAKAS. (Then the Raya) summoned to his presence (the following) Amara-Saijitias:— yyana Malaka ('Ain-uI-Bf ulk), Ankusa Khaiu Rana Jagadev. Timroappa Nayaka (the mtister-master). Raeuri Rami Nayadu. Pemuaasani Ramalinga N Ha^Ae Malla Rao, BSyi Ruma^pa.